Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

Hiroshima has plenty to offer the more active visitor. With cycling routes, hiking trails and top class sports teams, you’ll never be short of things to do.

Cycling
Cycling

Cycling enthusiasts come from all over Japan and the world to ride the famous cycling routes in Hiroshima. The most famous is the Shimanami Kaido, linking Onomichi in the north to Shikoku in the south along a set of bridges linking the islands of the Seto Inland Sea. Another popular course is along the Tobishima Kaido. Agai...

Snow Resorts
Snow Resorts

Hiroshima has 11 snow resorts accessible from the city by car or bus. You'll find all the resorts offer slopes catering to all levels and most provide rental ski and snowboard gear. You can also enjoy snow rafting, sledding, snowshoeing and other fun snow activities. A short excursion to a snow resort is the perfect way to make the most of winter in Hiroshima.

Trekking
Trekking

Trekking is a great way to enjoy the huge variety of landscapes and natural features Hiroshima has to offer. There are well trodden trails through beautiful mountains and gorges, including the popular route up Mount Misen on Miyajima. Each featured trekking course changes dramatically with the seasons, meaning you can visit...

Beaches
Beaches

Hiroshima has some of the finest beaches in Japan. The golden sands and the crystal clear waters of the Seto Inland Sea will rival anything you have experienced before. If you look hard enough, you’ll some real hidden gems dotted around the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.

Sea Kayak
Sea Kayak

Want to really experience the Seto Inland Sea? You should try sea kayaking. There are sea kayaking activities on offer across Hiroshima, including courses on Miyajima and Tomonoura. On Miyajima, you can paddle up close to the great torii gate standing in the water. A once in a lifetime experience.

Carp
Carp

Hiroshima Toyo Carp is Hiroshima’s much-loved professional baseball team. Their home ground is the Mazda Stadium near Hiroshima Station. If you manage to get tickets, make sure you don’t pass up the opportunity to cheer on the Carp!

Sanfrecce
Sanfrecce

Sanfrecce is one of the Japanese professional football league teams, which has its home stadium in Hiroshima-city. “San” means three, and “frecce” means arrows in Italian word. Mori Motonari, who was the prominent daimyo of Hiroshima region in 16th century, said to his three sons “you should get together and stand against t...

Other Activities
Other Activities

Hiroshima is a stage of diverse activities making the most of its richly varied features in respect of climate, natural environment, and topography. Add some distinctive experiences in Hiroshima to your trip to Japan!

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